Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
N+1 Singer 0% 33% 67% 100.0%
Goodbody 0% 100% 0% 100.0%
Peel Hunt 53% 5% 26% 84.2%
Haitong Securities 20% 0% 60% 80.0%
Berenberg 46% 23% 8% 77.0%
RBC Capital Markets 16% 16% 37% 68.4%
Credit Suisse 21% 21% 24% 65.5%
Shore Capital 15% 23% 23% 61.6%
Jefferies Interna... 29% 3% 29% 61.2%
Macquarie 21% 16% 21% 58.0%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0% 14% 43% 57.2%
Numis 13% 6% 38% 56.3%
Societe Generale 6% 19% 31% 56.4%
HSBC 6% 25% 25% 56.3%
Deutsche Bank 20% 10% 25% 55.0%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
N+1 Singer 66.67%
Haitong Securities 60.00%
finnCap 50.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 42.86%
Numis 37.50%
RBC Capital Markets 36.84%
Beaufort Securities 33.33%
Bryan Garnier 33.33%
Societe Generale 31.25%
Jefferies International 29.03%
Exane BNP Paribas 27.50%
Morgan Stanley 27.27%
Investec 27.27%
Peel Hunt 26.32%
Citigroup 26.32%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Goodbody 100.00%
N+1 Singer 33.33%
HSBC 25.00%
Shore Capital 23.08%
Berenberg 23.08%
Credit Suisse 20.69%
Societe Generale 18.75%
Investec 18.18%
Morgan Stanley 18.18%
Barclays Capital 16.67%
Macquarie 15.79%
Citigroup 15.79%
RBC Capital Markets 15.79%
Kepler Cheuvreux 14.29%
Canaccord Genuity 14.29%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.